Why Israel's Right Fears the non-Jewish Refugees

Israel's right-wing politicians have turned African refugees into a political football of racism rather than thinking what should be a proper Jewish response to their plight.

Last month, in a 9-0 ruling filled with moral outrage, Israel's Supreme Court nullified an amendment to the Infiltrators Law that had allowed the government to imprison refugees for up to three years upon their illegal entrance to Israel. The ruling came in response to an appeal by the Hotline for Migrant Workers, The...